“It’s actually worse under a Democratic governor,” James Coleman Jr. of Duke’s Wrongful Convictions Clinic says of NC's pardon process.
Ronnie Long, who was featured this week in a Cardinal & Pine series, received word of his pardon Thursday from NC Gov. Roy Cooper.
Wrongfully imprisoned in NC for 44 years, Ronnie Long comes to terms with a different world than the one he knew.
Ronnie Long talks to C&P about his four-decade wait for justice. And now, his wait for a pardoning from NC Gov. Roy Cooper.
A coalition of criminal justice groups are holding a 58-day vigil to pressure Gov. Roy Cooper to do more to protect the 30,000 North Carolinians in prison from COVID-19.
NC prosecutors plan on vacating Ronnie Long’s 1976 conviction after a federal circuit court ruled this week police withheld key evidence.